The Cuphead Show on Netflix Already Renewed for Season 2

It’s a big summer for Cuphead fans, as Studio MDHR announced that the second season of The Cuphead Show would be released on Netflix this summer, in addition to Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course, which will be released on June 30.

MDHR is the developer of Cuphead, and its founders, the Moldenhauer brothers, acted as executive producers of The Cuphead Show. While no official release date has been set, this is the first official confirmation we’ve seen of more episodes. You can see the official announcement of the second season below.

It’s official!! More soulful evil eye and fun await you in the second season of The Cuphead Show, which will debut in the summer of 2022 exclusively on @Netflixpic.twitter.com/TlBiojlUY4

— Studio MDHR (@StudioMDHR) March 2, 2022

The Cuphead Show is a Netflix original cartoon featuring Cuphead, Mugman, and various villains from the Cuphead video game. The show follows Cuphead and Mugman’s ongoing battle with the Devil and his minions. In Season 1, only a few bosses from an extensive list were explored, so there is a lot of material left for Season 2 and subsequent seasons.

The first season of the show was a great success. In our review, we called the show amazing, stating, “Cuphead captures the essence of the popular game, offering fans old and new a surreal, exhilarating, chaotic and all-around hilarious cartoon with memorable characters and stunning animation. After Arcane and Castlevania, this is another feather in Netflix’s hat for stellar video game adaptations.”

Screenshots of Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course

To learn more about The Cuphead Show, check out our interview with the Cuphead creators on the development of the show. Or watch Chad and Jared Moldenhauer react to the 23-minute Cuphead speedrun.

Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN. You can find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant. 

 

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